Entries tagged - "modules"

Anchored and Uniform Paths


Rust 2018 is almost out the door, but there is one big decision the language team has yet to make. It has to do with the modules and paths system, so of course it is a very easy decision that no one has a strong opinion about. ;-) In Rust 2018, we’ll be making some big changes to how paths work to try to create a more consistent experience. The “lodestar” (if you will) of these changes is an idea we call “1path:” the idea no matter where you are in your project, whether in a use statement or normal code, a path is interpreted the same way.…

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The Rust module system is too confusing


A while ago I was considering an idea, so I wrote a tweet to ask what folks thought about it. A very spirited discussion followed about the Rust module system and what the pain points with it were (indeed - whether or not there were pain points at all). Depending on your skill at navigating Twitter’s UI, you may or may not be able to read the whole discussion by following the link above.…

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